2021 Virtual Speakers and Webinars

Bernardo Romero

Creative Hacks - Founder
Partner and CCO, The Bloc

Bernardo Romero is the proud founder of Creative Hacks, a learning platform with a series of 90-minute modules to teach anyone, anywhere, the tools and tricks that helped shape the careers of the most awarded creative leaders in the Industry.


2019 London International Awards Jury President and 2021 Clio Health Jury Chair, Bernardo Romero has won 2 Grand LIAs, 24 Cannes Lions over the past 3 years alone in 10 different categories including innovation, cyber and mobile, 20+ Clios and 4 Grand Clios, 10+ D&Ad pencils - Including the prestigious White one -, 4 Gold ANDY’s, multiple One Show pencils and Facebook Awards among others. He’s also judged the Cannes Lions Festival, One Show, USA Young Lions, One Club’s Young Guns and others.


In 2015 Romero was named number 1 Art Director in the world by Lürzer’s Archive international rankings, with more than 50 publications in the magazine to date. He was also a speaker at the 2017 Cannes Lions Festival and with a full house, he talked about how restrictions can spark innovation in healthcare.


Most recently Bernardo joined Independent Healthcare shop, The Bloc as an Associate Partner and CCO, bringing meteoric growth to the agency and unprecedented creative accolades including the title of 2020 MM&M’s Agency of The Year, 2020 MM&M’s Titanium “Best in Show” Award, 7 MM&M Golds in total including one for Diversity & Inclusion, 2020 MANNY’s Agency of The year, a D&AD pencil and more than 50 International film awards for short “Instant Doctor”, including 4 Oscar® and 1 BAFTA® Qualifying Official Selections.


Gatorade, ESPN, Budweiser, Adidas, Mitsubishi Motors, P&G, Telefonica, Nissan, Heinz, Pfizer, Itaú (the largest Latin American Bank), Lilly and Bayer are some of the brands he’s worked with.